Graduates of the UMW BSN Completion Program are prepared to:
- Examine the concepts of professionalism and fundamental beliefs to nursing, which include the inherent values of altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity, social justice and ethics.
- Create intra- and inter-professional partnerships, characterized by teamwork, collaboration, and oral and written communication to deliver high-quality, safe patient care.
- Evaluate healthcare policy and finance and regulatory practices to influence the allocation of health resources in order to reduce health disparities.
- Utilize the nursing process when practicing caring, competent, holistic, and patient-centered nursing care with individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations from diverse backgrounds in a variety of settings across the lifespan.
- Evaluate nursing research to determine best practices and translate current evidence into professional nursing practice.
- Formulate plans of care which promote health and prevent disease for individuals, families, groups, populations, and communities in complex situations.
- Synthesize a liberal arts education, knowledge of nursing science, and critical thinking skills to support inter-professional partnerships which focus on health promotion and disease prevention.
- Compare and contrast leadership knowledge, skills, and attitudes to promoting safe, high-quality care with a focus on continued evaluation and improvement within a variety of health care settings.
- Utilize information management knowledge and skills by employing technology and information systems to create safe patient care and enhanced decision-making in a variety of health care settings.